Cubs Double Header (4/16/14)

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After rain spoiled Jackie Robinson Day, the Yanks and Cubs will play a double header that starts with Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 3.21 ERA) taking on Jason Hammel (2-0. 2.63 ERA). Tanaka struck out 10 in his Yankee Stadium debut against the Orioles but took a no decision allowing three runs on seven hits. The three runs came off a Jonathan Schoop homer. ”If […]

Yankees Game 13: Overcome the injuries in win

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Boston Red Sox 2 — New York Yankees 3 The Yankees ran into some injury scares on and off the field but a consistent bat continues producing. After a scoreless first inning by Ivan Nova, the Yankees got some strong at-bats against lefty Felix Doubront. Brett Gardner was robbed of extra bases with a over-the-shoulder […]

Yankees game 13 lineup: 4/13/14

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The Yankees go for the series win tonight, as Ivan Nova faces off against Felix Doubront. Derek Jeter, who was out of the lineup yesterday, is out once again. It was announced earlier that Jeter has a tight quad. He is expected to play Tuesday after tomorrow’s day off. Game time: 8:05 pm ET – […]

Yankees vs Red Sox (4/13/14)

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The first Sox series of the season comes to a close with Ivan Nova (1-1, 8.68 ERA) taking on Felix Doubront (1-1, 9.00 ERA). Nova’s two starts of the year have been battles. He survived without his curveball on April 3rd in Houston with the help of four double plays. He wasn’t so lucky against the O’s in New York, lacking both his curve and […]

Yankees Game 12: McCann, Yankees go deep in win

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Boston Red Sox 4 — New York Yankees 7 In the third of four games with the Boston Red Sox, the Yankees bats show signs of the potential expected of them. With two outs in the first inning, Jacoby Ellsbury dropped down a bunt and kept the inning alive and Carlos Beltran did the damage. […]

Yankees vs Red Sox (4/12/14)

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Hiroki Kuroda (1-1, 2.92 ERA) gets his shot at the rival Red Sox and John Lackey (2-0, 1.38 ERA) in game three of four in the Bronx. In the Yankees’ home opener, Kuroda showed signs of his old consistent self.  He went 6 1/3 innings giving up two runs on eight hits and it was […]

Yankees Game 11: CC struggles in sixth

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Boston Red Sox 4 — New York Yankees 2 CC Sabathia would continue to adapt to his lower velocity in his first home start of the 2014 season against the Boston Red Sox. Early on in the game, CC Sabathia looked to have a good idea of how to handle games with his pitches topping […]

Yankees Game 10: Pineda and the pen dominate

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Boston Red Sox 1 — New York Yankees 4 The first start for Michael Pineda in Yankee Stadium as a New York Yankee was against a formidable opponent, the Boston Red Sox. Where Yankees starters have struggled all season, the first two innings, Pineda shined bright. With a quick glove at first for a laser […]

Yankees vs Red Sox (4/11/14)

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CC Sabathia (1-1, 7.50 ERA) gets his first start against the rival Red Sox this year taking on fellow lefty Jon Lester (0-2, 2.51 ERA). Sabathia bounced back from an Opening Day disaster with a better outing against the Jays. He limited them to four runs and seven hits over six innings to pick up […]

Yankees game 10 lineup: 4/10/14

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After losing their first series at home to the Orioles, the Yankees look to bounce back against their fiercest rivals, the Boston Red Sox. The Sox come in for a four game series, which kicks off tonight with righty Michael Pineda taking on Clay Buchholz. Check out a full preview of tonight’s game here. Game […]

Commence the Rivalry: 2014

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  Michael Pineda (0-1, 1.50 ERA) gets the honors of kicking off the rivalry for the 2014 season against Clay Buchholz (0-0, 12.46 ERA) and the Red Sox. The Yanks waited a long time to see Pineda and he gave them a lot to be excited about. He limited Toronto to one run on five hits […]

The Ellsbury factor

When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury, they knew they were adding a guy who could change the complexion of a game in multiple ways. They also knew they’d be taking away an asset from their biggest rival – the Boston Red Sox. Ellsbury was a vital part of Boston’s success over the past seven years, […]

Yankees Game 9: Kelley falters in ninth inning

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Baltimore Orioles 5 — New York Yankees 4 The first night game in Yankee Stadium of the 2014 regular season also had extra hype as Masahiro Tanaka made his Yankee Stadium debut. After a relatively simple first inning, Masahiro Tanaka made a costly mistake in the second. Tanaka would give up a pair of singles […]

Yankees game 9 lineup: 4/9/14

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The Yankees go for the series win tonight as they face the Orioles. Masahiro Tanaka will be making his second start of the season – his first ever at Yankee Stadium. Jacoby Ellsbury will get half a day off, as he is penciled into the DH spot. Alfonso Soriano goes out to left field, Brett […]

Yankees vs Orioles (4/9/14)

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Tanakamania takes over the Bronx! Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 2.57 ERA) makes his first start at home after an impressive start to his MLB career in Toronto. He will be up against Miguel Gonzalez (0-1, 18.90 ERA) in the rubber match against the Os. Tanaka’s Major League debut was a success, the 25 year old earned a victory over […]

Yankees Game 8: Nova, defense roughed up in blowout

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Baltimore Orioles 14 — New York Yankees 5 The Yankees turned to Ivan Nova to keep the winning ways alive in their second game of three against the Baltimore Orioles. Nick Markakis and Delmon Young hit two ground ball singles that eluded the defense of Derek Jeter and the infield put runners on the corners […]

Yankees game 8 lineup: 4/8/14

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The Yankees take on the Orioles in another day game from Yankee Stadium. Ivan Nova looks to shut down the Baltimore offense, as he’s making his second start of the season. Francisco Cervelli, who has never appeared in a game at first base in his career, will get the start there this afternoon. Lefty Wei-Yin […]

Yankees vs Orioles (4/8/14)

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Ivan Nova (1-0, 3.18 ERA) is coming off a hard fought win against the Astros to start the season. He will be up against Wei-Yin Chen (0-1, 6.35 ERA) in game two against the Os. Nova pitched without his sharp curveball in Houston, which made his start a battle. He had to rely on his sinker and […]

Yankees Game 7: Kuroda great in home opener

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Baltimore Orioles 2 — New York Yankees 4 In today’s home opener, the final home opener of Derek Jeter‘s career, Hiroki Kuroda was masterful on the mound. A fantastic opening day ceremony and an even more amazing moment with Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte throwing the first pitch of the game to Derek Jeter and […]

Home Opener (4/7/14)

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After a long cold winter, baseball is finally back in the Bronx. Hiroki Kuroda (0-1, 3.00 ERA) gets the home opener honors against Ubaldo Jimenez (0-1, 6.00 ERA.) Kuroda gets the ball for the home opener after being one of the team’s most reliable starters in 2013. He got the season off to a good start […]